Virginia Hurricane Isabel (DR-1491)

Incident period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 30, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - In the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel, federal, state and local officials continue to assist citizens and jurisdictions in need of disaster assistance. The following is the latest information on the on-going response and recovery effort. Recovery Assistance for Individuals and Households
September 30, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 1 p.m., Oct. 1 in the City of Chesapeake to assist those who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. Currently, there are 12 Disaster Recovery Centers open across Virginia. Chesapeake Central Library 298 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322 Hours of operation of the DRC will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. These DRC hours will operate until further notice.
September 29, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - In the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel, federal, state and local officials continue to assist citizens and jurisdictions in need of disaster assistance. The following is the latest information on the on-going response and recovery effort. Recovery Assistance for Individuals and Households
September 29, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 30 at James City County and City of Williamsburg, to assist those who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. Currently, there are 11 Disaster Assistance Centers open across Virginia. Community Center 5301 Long Hill Road Williamsburg, VA 23188
September 29, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m., tomorrow, Sept. 30, in Portsmouth, to assist those who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. Currently, there are 11 Disaster Assistance Centers open across Virginia. Recreation Center (old Cradock High School) 4300 George Washington Hwy. Portsmouth, VA 23702
September 28, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - Virginians who have applied for disaster assistance can expect to have their homes inspected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) once they have applied for disaster assistance. Nearly 300 FEMA inspectors are now in the field and continue to visit homes in affected jurisdictions. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and insurance companies will also have inspectors in the field.

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Photo of a damaged house. FEMA Federal Coordinating Office, David Fukutomi and Hampton Mayor, Mamie Locke help with the ice distribution at Hampton High School.
One of many houses destroyed from massive flooding caused by Hurricane Isabel along South River Road in the Western part of the state. Photo by Melissa Ann Janssen/FEMA FEMA Federal Coordinating Office, David Fukutomi and Hampton Mayor, Mamie Locke help with the ice distribution at Hampton High School. Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA


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